This info on the event received by email from Morgan:
Die byeenkoms word aan gebied deur Komati Radio Flyers te komati kragstasie Blinkpan.
Ons begin die event op die 03/06/06 en om 09:20 het ons 'n static display van die vliegtuie. Om 09:30 is daar pilots briefing en 10:00 open die flight line en begin ons lekker saam vlieg. Ons is ook besig om te reël vir 'n vlooimark saam met die vliegtuie. Ons aanloopbaan is 900 meter lank en 12 meter breed so dus kan die manne met die jets en gaint scale vliegtuie ook kom saam vlieg. Almal is welkom en vra net 'n naam lys van almal wat wil saam vlieg om ons voorbereiding net vir ons self maklikker te maak.
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Saturday, April 22, 2006
Wednesday, April 12, 2006
The 2006 G2K Jamboree was held last Saturday at Gert Nieuwoudt's awesome VMG field. The wind was relatively light and variable as was the lift. This made things nicely interesting. The tasks were one 6 minute and one 3 minute flights within a 20 minute working time. Multiple launches were allowed but only the last two flights counted.
Gert and his club mates had demarcated the field and set up two tents by 08:00. Fred Wittstock was up from Durban for the weekend. Due to a number of cancellations, broken models, F3J practice, sick, kids, etc (thanks to all who contacted me to let me know) we were down to 8 pilots for the day. While this was a small turn-out it makes the matrixing very easy! One slot G2K and one slot G2Kplus or four pilots each.
Pilot's briefing was held a little after 09:00 and at 10:00 the first of six rounds got underway under the able leadership of Cornelius. By after 15:00 despite a reasonably leisurely pace (and a few small breaks for me to capture scores) it was all over.
The various rule changes were discussed afterwards to assess their merits and the final placings were read out.
The top placing pilots were as follows:
1. Fred Wittstock 4979
2. Rudi King 4590
3. Chris McNeel 4389
1. Piet Rheeders 4973
2. John Monk 4756
3. Evan Shaw 4384
Congrats to Fred and Piet. Once I have received the floating trophies back from the previous winners (we know who they are:-) they will be handed over to the new winners.
All the prize winners (top two places in each category) agreed to donate their winnings to the F3J team fund. Thanks guys.
Overall I believe a great deal of fun was had by all. Thanks once again to Gert and Cornelius for all their hard work.
A more detailed report with pictures will be posted off to John Lightfoot for inclusion into the Southeaster.
That's all for now
Posted by John at 5:07 PM
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